BC Innovation Council hosts Innovation Summit

by Rob Lewis

The BC Innovation Council’s Innovation Summit 2010 is next week in Vancouver. The 2-day, hybrid networking event promises to connect science to business in the agriculture, food and ag-bioproducts sectors.  The Summit includes the Commercialization of Agricultural Technology (CAT) Awards, where four emerging BC companies will be recognized and awarded prizes totaling up to $600,000.

Designed to unite researchers, start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs with leading BC business leaders, BCIC’s Innovation Summit 2010 is an opportunity to encourage and further the commercialization of new technologies within these progressive sectors.

BCIC’s Innovation Summit 2010 includes companies involved in:

  • clean technologies,
  • advanced food processing and packaging,
  • production of novel food and non-food products
  • new food safety and animal health detection technologies,
  • new biocontrol technologies and;
  • software for control and management of a range of complex systems.

The 2010 BCIC Innovation Summit is on January 7-8th at the Hyatt Regency. Tickets are $75 in advance or $100 at the door.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BCIC encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. We accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs. With our partners, BCIC delivers programs and initiatives that promote company growth, resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC. BCIC is a Crown... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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